Memorization is a powerful thing, and its been an integral part of human traditions and arts since the beginning. Memorization plays a key role in music performance at a high level, that said, it is often misused, and thus detracts from a full intellectual grasp, and actual performance of our music. Many players who excel… Read More

We’ve known for a long time that studying music is one of the most beneficial activities one can engage in. It is easy to observe the benefits in everyday life such as increased confidence, better problem solving skills, and increased ability to focus. The more studies are done though, the more we have actually underestimated… Read More

This past month, I had the opportunity to go to China for the second time. I will post more about my original trip, and other aspects about the most recent one. In this post though, I would like to introduce you to two friends I made by pure chance, in my wife’s hometown. October 2014,… Read More

Hello all, I have uploaded my next original song. Its called Lady. I hope you like the demo, and if you have recording experience, or know any one who does, get in touch with me, if you would like to assist.   Its not about the money honey, money will find you wasting away, nothing… Read More

If you have read my blog before, or know me, you know that I have been learning about home recording while building a simple recording studio in my home. I have spent the last few months learning how to use the microphones, and software etc…   Leave is the first product, and I hope you… Read More

I get this question all the time from beginner students, and so I figured I could help some of you out. Changing the strings on a guitar is a very simple process, there is no reason to pay someone a lot of money to have it done, unless it is a personal preference, or time… Read More

A new year looms on the immediate horizon, and its time for new years resolutions, Make Guitar lessons, and or piano lessons with John Ward music lessons a priority. Whether it is simply to make use of the new ( or old) Christmas present, start the new year off right, and make music a part… Read More

That’s right folks I’m back from my first trip to the Caribbean, and I’m ready to get rolling with some guitar and piano! Allot has been happening, I have been building a small home studio (more on that later, with pictures!) and I am truly rejuvenated after being on the ocean!   Before I start,… Read More